United States v. Brown - 348 U.S. 110 (1954)
U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Brown, 348 U.S. 110 (1954)
United States v. Brown
Argued November 15, 1954
Decided December 6, 1954
348 U.S. 110
A discharged veteran may maintain an action against the United States under the Tort Claims Act for an injury suffered, after his discharge, in a Veterans Administration hospital as a result of negligent treatment of a service-connected disability, although his compensation under the Veterans Act has already been increased because of such injury. Brooks v. United Sate, 337 U. S. 49, followed; Feres v. United States, 340 U. S. 135, distinguished. Pp. 348 U. S. 110-113.
209 F.2d 463, affirmed.